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Ranji Trophy: Statistical Highlights: KL Rahul scores a Triple Ton 

KL Rahul, the latest debutant for India in Test Cricket during the Test series in Australia had made his batting easier coming after scoring Ton for National team against Australia, as he blasted to a Triple Century in Ranji Trophy game for his side, Karnataka; the defending champions.

KL Rahul, the Karnataka batsman playing at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, their home ground against Uttar Pradesh scored a mammoth 336 runs of 448 balls with help of 47 fours and 4 maximums.

Few records and stats recorded on to Rahul’s name courtesy of his 336:

–> KL Rahul became the first Karnataka batsman to score Triple ton in Ranji Trophy history. In this process, he got past previous Individual best for Karnataka of 284 by BM Rowland in 2004 against Madhya Pradesh.

–> Rahul’s triple century was 40th triple Century by any Indian in first class format with which he became the 31st Indian to score triple century in FC.

It was the 33rd Triple hundred in Ranji Trophy’s history and Rahul’s 336 was 8th highest individual score in Ranji Trophy as well as 8th highest by an Indian in first class cricket. In overall FC, it was jointly 57th highest individual total.

–> Rahul became the 12th Opener from India to score a Triple Century in FC; in overall the 14th Triple Century by Indians while opening in First Class cricket.

–> KL Rahul’s triple century was the second triple at M Chinnaswamy Stadium. The first was by VVS Laxman who scored 353 in 1999; the highest individual score in FC at the venue.

 

List of Triple Centuries in First Class Cricket by Indians (While Playing for India or in Indian Domestic Circuit):

Score

Player

Player’s Team v Opposition

Venue

Year

443*

BB Nimbalkar

Maharashtra v Kathiawar

Poona Club Ground, Poona

1948/49

377

SV Manjrekar

Bombay v Hyderabad

Wankhede Stadium, Bombay

1990/91

366

MV Sridhar

Hyderabad v Andhra

Gymkhana Ground, Secunderabad

1993/94

359*

VM Merchant

Bombay v Maharashtra

Brabourne Stadium, Bombay

1943/44

353

VVS Laxman

Hyderabad v Karnataka

M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore

1999/00

352

CA Pujara

Saurashtra v Karnataka

Saurashtra University Ground, Rajkot

2012/13

340

SM Gavaskar

Bombay v Bengal

Wankhede Stadium, Bombay

1981/82

336

KL Rahul

Karnataka vs Uttar Pradesh

M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore

2014/15

331

RA Jadeja

Saurashtra v Railways

Khandheri Cricket Stadium, Rajkot

2012/13

327

KM Jadhav

Maharashtra v Uttar Pradesh

Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium, Gahunje

2012/13

323

AL Wadekar

Bombay v Mysore

Brabourne Stadium, Bombay

1966/67

323

DJ Gandhi

Bengal v Assam

North-East Frontier Railway Stadium, Guwahati

1998/99

320

R Lamba

North Zone v West Zone

Jayanti Stadium, Bhilai

1987/88

319

Gul Mohammad

Baroda v Holkar

Central College Ground, Baroda

1946/47

319

V Sehwag

India v South Africa

MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai

2007/08

316*

VS Hazare

Maharashtra v Baroda

Poona Club Ground, Poona

1939/40

314*

W Jaffer

Mumbai v Saurashtra

Municipal Stadium, Rajkot

1996/97

314

RA Jadeja

Saurashtra v Orissa

Barabati Stadium, Cuttack

2011/12

313

WV Raman

Tamil Nadu v Goa

Bhausaheb Bandodkar Ground, Panaji

1988/89

312

R Lamba

Delhi v Himachal Pradesh

Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi

1994/95

312

Sunny Singh

Haryana v Madhya Pradesh

Emerald High School Ground, Indore

2009/10

309

VS Hazare

The Rest v Hindus

Brabourne Stadium, Bombay

1943/44

309

V Sehwag

India v Pakistan

Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan

2003/04

309*

RG Sharma

Mumbai v Gujarat

Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai

2009/10

308*

D Mongia

Punjab v Jammu and Kashmir

Gandhi Stadium, Jalandhar

2000/01

306*

SR Nair

Kerala v Services

Fort Maidan, Palakkad

2007/08

306*

CA Pujara

India A v West Indies A

DR Bendre Karnataka State Cricket Association Stadium, Hubli

2013/14

305*

P Dharmani

Punjab v Jammu and Kashmir

Punjab Agricultural University Ground, Ludhiana

1999/00

303*

A Azeem

Hyderabad v Tamil Nadu

Gymkhana Ground, Secunderabad

1986/87

303*

RA Jadeja

Saurashtra v Gujarat

Lalabhai Contractor Stadium, Surat

2012/13

302*

A Kripal Singh

Tamil Nadu v Goa

Bhausaheb Bandodkar Ground, Panaji

1988/89

302*

CA Pujara

Saurashtra v Orissa

Khandheri Cricket Stadium, Rajkot

2008/09

301*

VVS Laxman

Hyderabad v Bihar

Keenan Stadium, Jamshedpur

1997/98

301

W Jaffer

Mumbai v Saurashtra

MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai

2008/09

301*

AS Chopra

Rajasthan v Maharashtra

Hutatma Anant Kanhere Maidan, Golf Club Ground, Nasik

2010/11

300*

Imtiaz Ahmed

India Prime Minister’s XI v Commonwealth XI

Brabourne Stadium, Bombay

1950/51

300*

GK Khoda

Central Zone v South Zone

Bhausaheb Bandodkar Ground, Panaji

2000/01

300*

SS Das

Orissa v Jammu and Kashmir

Barabati Stadium, Cuttack

2006/07

300*

A Mukund

Tamil Nadu v Maharashtra

Hutatma Anant Kanhere Maidan, Golf Club Ground, Nasik

2008/09

300*

T Kohli

Punjab v Jharkhand

Keenan Stadium, Jamshedpur

2012/13

 

 

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